"Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain." - Robert Gary Lee.
"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment." - Marcus Aurelius.
"It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience." - Julius Ceasar
"The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain." - Karl Marx
"Man endures pain as an undeserved punishment; woman accepts it as a natural heritage." - Anonymous
"Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thought that is forever flowing through one's head." - Mark Twain
"As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world."- Virginia Woolf
"The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages."
"The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow romance candles exploding like spiders across the stars" - Jack Kerouac
Withering petals's Works
|Poetry (Political)||2008-06-08||Collective Sin|
|Poetry (Fiction)||2008-06-09||Thoughts that Can't Possibly Exist|
|Poetry (Personal)||2008-06-13||Concept # 122|
|Poetry||2008-06-29||nightmare (in progress)|
|Poetry (Love)||2008-07-09||They'll Both Sleep Alone Tonight|
|Poetry||2011-03-29||Oh, to Follow You.|
|Poetry||2011-07-16||Concept # 121|
|Poetry (Reflective)||2012-01-06||Lost My Epiphany|
|Journal (Personal)||2012-01-06||Black Lake|
|Journal||2012-01-06||The Stand Still|
|Poetry (Personal)||2012-01-27||You're Not The First|
|Poetry (Personal)||2012-03-29||Relinquish Self|